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Drexel University, founded in 1891, is a private university. It has a strong coop program that enhances students' career development. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Administration, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology, and Nesbitt College of Design Arts. Its 38-acre campus is located in the University City area of West Philadelphia.

Website: www.drexel.edu/

Private
Co-ed
15,498
Undergraduate
Students
(48.3%) 7,480 Women
(51.7%) 8,018 Men
8,692
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
79% of 28,454 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
580-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$72,257
Tuition and Fees
$54,516
Room and Board
$14,241
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Freshman Award
$43,045
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,108
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Philadelphia Population
1,547,607
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Dragon
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
18.3% Asian
8.3% Black/African-American
7.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.0% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
11.4% from 117 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
84%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
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